Home Sweet Dome

  There is a house in New Orleans, it’s called the Superdome. Ok technically she’s called the Mercedes- Benz Superdome, but no one really calls her that, it’s far too formal – she’s the Dome. And right now, maybe more than ever, it is the most famous house in New Orleans. She stands bold and… Read more »

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Inspire Our Future!

  January 17th is Kid Inventors’ Day. (Not just a random day! It’s Ben Franklin’s birthday. Franklin invented the world’s first swim flippers at age 12!) This got us thinking a lot about how the children of New Orleans have a very unique perspective on life than anywhere else in this country. (Hello! I didn’t… Read more »

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Who Dat?: Sophie B Wright

  Even as a New Orleans native, there are many times that I drive around and have no clue who some of these streets are named after. The “Who Dat?” series is uncovering the history behind these people. This edition is dedicated to Sophie B Wright.      Sophie B Wright is a very small… Read more »

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Who Dat?: Henriette DeLille

  Even as a New Orleans native, there are many times that I drive around and have no clue who some of these streets are named after. The “Who Dat?” series is uncovering the history behind these people. This edition is dedicated to Henriette DeLille.      Henriette DeLille   Henriette DeLille (1813-1865) was a… Read more »

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Flourishing Fairgrounds

  The Fairgrounds neighborhood in New Orleans is one where there is a healthy mix of business and residential. Being in the Fairgrounds means you can easily walk to your coffee shop or neighborhood pub. But, you will also know all your neighbors and can borrow a cup of sugar. While their residents get to… Read more »

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Serene St. Anthony/Milneburg

  St. Anthony & Milneburg are subdistricts are of the Filmore neighborhood in New Orleans. They are close to the lake, a quick ride to City Park, and have easy access to the interstate. They are both considered some of the most affordable neighborhoods left in the city. While mainly residential, check out a few… Read more »

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Happenin’ Hollygrove

  Hollygrove is a quiet, mainly residential, New Orleans neighborhood. They have lots of little shotguns and cottages gracing their streets. It’s one of the very few affordable neighborhoods left in the city. With bumpy streets, working-class residents, and a great location – it’s a perfect spot to call home.   Al and Al’s One Stop… Read more »

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Silly Little Love Songs: Emily S.

  She just has style. These are words I have used to describe Broadmoor resident, Emily S. Hailing from The Garden State, Emily has called New Orleans home for 5 years now. It didn’t take her long to realize she wasn’t going anywhere and then decided to put a ring on New Orleans by purchasing a home.… Read more »

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Peaceful Ponchartrain Park

  The New Orleans neighborhoods of Pontchartrain Park & Gentilly Woods are mostly residential other than a few strip malls here and there. These are neighborhoods were everyone knows each other and the older residents can tell you stories about the old Maison Blanche that was located at Frenchmen & Gentilly Rd. Fast forward to today… Read more »

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